The California Newborn Screening (NBS) Program offers birth providers the option to order NBS tests and receive NBS test results electronically via Health Level Seven (HL7) messages. In addition to supporting the vision of the
CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF), electronic NBS orders and results contribute many benefits to birth providers, newborns, and families, including the following:
The NBS Program is actively onboarding birth providers for electronic data exchange. To initiate the onboarding process at your facility, email the NBS health information exchange (HIE) inbox at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Onboarding will be provided on a "first-come, first-served" basis.